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Djokovic Advances to Quarterfinals with Comfy Win

Djokovic Advances to Quarterfinals with Comfy Win


Eight gamers stay on the 2023 French Open, as Alcaraz, Djokovic, Tsitsipas, and Khachanov progressed on Sunday earlier than Ruud, Rune, Zverev and Etcheverry accomplished the lineup after Monday’s fourth-round motion.

Six of the eight matches had been straight units and had been comparatively simple, with solely Holger Rune’s going the gap to a fifth set tie break in a bodily battle with Francisco Cerundolo. 

French Open 2023 Spherical of 16 Outcomes

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Winner Loser Scoreline
Carlos Alcaraz (1) Lorenzo Musetti (17) 6-3 6-2 6-2
Novak Djokovic (3) Juan Pablo Varillas 6-3 6-2 6-2
Casper Ruud (4) Nicolas Jarry 7-6(3) 7-5 7-5
Stefanos Tsitsipas (5) Sebastian Ofner (Q) 7-5 6-3 6-0
Holger Rune (6) Francisco Cerundolo (23) 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(10-7)
Karen Khachanov (11) Lorenzo Sonego 1-6 6-4 7-6(7) 6-1
Tomas Martin Etcheverry Yoshihito Nishioka (27) 7-6(8) 6-0 6-1
Alexander Zverev (22) Grigor Dimitrov (28) 6-1 6-4 6-3

Djokovic Eases Previous Varillas

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Novak Djokovic is thru to his seventeenth French Open quarter-final with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 victory over Juan Pablo Varillas.

After dealing with robust checks in his two earlier matches, this one was comparatively plain crusing for the Serb, who broke serve six instances and fired down 35 winners in his 1 hour and 57-minute victory.

After an up-and-down spring clay courtroom marketing campaign, Djokovic has performed himself into kind and has improved spherical by spherical, which is the perfect trajectory over a two-week Grand Slam. He faces Karen Khachanov within the final eight and holds an 8-1 H2H report, with the Russian’s solely win coming in Paris in 2018, albeit on the indoor courts of Bercy.

There was nice vitality on the courtroom, from the gang and myself as effectively. I actually loved it; my finest efficiency within the match thus far. It got here precisely on the proper time, as I’m coming into the second week and taking part in one other quarter-final, the matches will get harder. Larger challenges, however I like the best way I’m taking part in and the best way I’m feeling, so I sit up for a brand new problem. Djokovic on his French Open thus far.


Alcaraz Aces Musetti

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Carlos Alcaraz made gentle work of Lorenzo Musetti with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2  win to make his second quarter-final at Roland Garros.

Musetti hadn’t dropped a set en path to his third-round conflict with Alcaraz, and after taking a 2-0 lead within the first set, it regarded just like the Spaniard would have his work minimize out.

Nevertheless, issues flipped shortly as Alcaraz discovered his vary on each wings, successful 18 of the subsequent 23 video games to progress and he’ll face Tsitsipas within the quarter-finals.

I feel I performed at such an incredible stage. A very top quality of photographs, taking part in actually aggressively. I feel I performed an entire match, [from the] first ball to the final one, and I’m actually completely satisfied to get by way of this robust spherical towards Lorenzo. Alcaraz on his win over Musetti.


Rune Edges Cerundolo

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Holger Rune got here by way of a tricky encounter with Francisco Cerundolo prevailing 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6(10-7).

Cerundolo will rue the 0-40 he had at 4-3 within the fifth set to provide himself an opportunity to serve it. As an alternative, he was damaged at 4-4, and though he broke again to stop Rune from serving it out, he fell within the tiebreak 10-7 after having a 5-3 lead.

Regardless of a gritty win for Rune, the match was considerably marred by a double bounce within the third set, which led to Rune breaking serve.

I can’t imagine the umpire missed it within the first place, because it was so apparent, however Rune ought to have put his hand up and given the purpose to Cerundolo, given he 100% knew it was the case.

I had a heartbreaking loss in Australia, the place I had this example; I served for the match and misplaced and ended up in a Match Tie-break like this, so truly, I advised myself after we began the Match Tie-break [today] simply to chill out and play tennis and revel in [it]. Moments like this stick with you perpetually; irrespective of for those who win or lose, you go and revel in and attempt to play your finest, so I loved each second. Rune on his win over Cerundolo.


Different 4th Spherical Matches

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Tsitsipas Offloads Ofner: Like Djokovic and Alcaraz, Tstisipas delivered a high-quality efficiency to defeat Sebastian Ofner 7-5, 6-3, 6-0. The Greek recovered from being damaged within the first sport to grab the primary set 7-5; from there, he by no means regarded again.

Khacahnov Sinks Sonego: The constant Russian made his third consecutive Grand Slam quarter-final with a 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(7), 6-1 victory towards Lorenzo Sonego. Sonego continued the place he left off towards Rublev within the first set, however Khachanov discovered a approach to grasp from the baseline and performed a clutch third-set tiebreak when 0-4 down.

Ruud Jinks Previous Jarry: Whereas the 7-6(3), 7-5, 7-5 seems to be simple, it was a hard-fought victory for Ruud, who confronted 17 break factors, saving 14 of them and needed to come by way of some lung busting rallies to undergo in three hours and 20 minutes.

Etcheverry Nukes Nishioka: A decent, aggressive first set that led to a tie break however from there Nishioka struggled with a leg challenge and regardless of battling on he might solely win yet another sport.

Zverev Too Robust for Dimitrov: Loads of eye-catching factors from the freshly Lacoste cladded Bulgarian nevertheless it was the everyday story of missing a repeatable gameplan to win factors and much too many low cost errors as Zverev proved too stable in windy situations from the baseline. Dimitrov had a 4-2 lead within the second set, however overplayed and fell aside to lose the set and primarily the match.

French Open 2023 Quarter Closing Matches

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  • Carlos Alcaraz (1) vs Stefanos Tsitsipas (5)
  • Novak Djokovic (3) vs Karen Khachanov (11)
  • Casper Ruud (4) vs Holger Rune (6)
  • Alexander Zverev (22) vs Tomas Martin Etcheverry

Who’re your picks to make the final 4 in Paris? Let me know within the feedback.



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